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Divinyls' Singer Chrissy Amphett Dies

Sergio Dionisio, Getty Images SYDNEY (AP) - Chrissy Amphlett, the raunchy lead singer of the Australian rock band Divinyls whose hit "I Touch Myself" brought her international fame in the early 1990s, died at her home in New York city on Sunday. Show More Summary

Neil Diamond 'Sweet Caroline' Performance: Singer Surprises Fenway Park (VIDEO)

Jim Rogash, Getty Images In light of the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured 176 on April 15, Neil Diamond brought a little happiness to the hurting city. On Saturday (April 20), Neil surprised the crowd atShow More Summary

Coachella 2013: Japandroids, DIIV, JEFF the Brotherhood & Wild Nothing Recap Their Week

Getty Images Yesterday (April 19), we interviewed a bunch of Coachella's DJs about their week off between festival appearances. Despite the various hotel pools, mountains and deserts in the immediate vicinity, most of of the artistsShow More Summary

Celebrate Record Store Day With Spinner!

Erica Henderson Humans and vinyl records. They're like two peas in a pod. Like coffee and donuts, and birds and feathers and... Sorry... it's been a long week, and that's precisely why you should go to Spinner's Record Store Day Meetup on April 20!

Record Store Day Instagram Contest -- Find the Dumbest Album Covers and Win $50

Record Store Day Hey fans. For Record Store Day this year, we're giving away a $50 gift certificate to Insound.com, but you'll have to do a little digging. While you're out shopping, take a photo of the dumbest album cover you happen to come across and upload it to Instagram and tag it with both @SpinnerPics and the hashtag #SpinnerRSD. Show More Summary

Creed Bratton: 'The Office' Star Talks Space Chickens, Ed Helms' Banjo and the Creed

Frazer Harrison, Getty Creed Bratton has some interesting theories. "I've always thought, if aliens came to Earth, I wouldn't want to ask them anything. I'd want to know what their chicken tastes like," the actor and musician tells Spinner when asked about the inspiration behind the cover for his new "audiobiography," Tell Me About It. Show More Summary

Rush in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- Finally

Jordan Strauss, Invision LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rush fans can relax. The band is now officially in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Canadian rockers were welcomed into the musical fraternity at Thursday's 28th annual induction ceremony by the Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins. Show More Summary

Coachella 2: Paul Oakenfold, Eric Prydz, Paul Kalkbrenner, Fedde Le Grand & Droog Discuss Their Week Off

Getty Images Last year, Coachella added a second weekend, offering fans the opportunity to attend twice, organizers to charge twice, and artists up to a week off in the desert, golfing, meditating, visiting hallucinogen-friendly destination...Show More Summary

Torches, 'When You Gonna' -- Video Premiere

Ron Santarsiero L.A. indie outfit Torches bring us this video for their track "When You Gonna" off their upcoming self-released EP If The People Stare, due out on May 6th via iTunes, Bandcamp and Soundcloud. Torches' new EP comes as the first followup to their debut LP, 2012's Heads Full of Rust. Show More Summary

Daft Punk, 'Get Lucky (Feat. Pharell and Niles Rodgers)' -- Listen Now

Ethan Miller, Getty Daft Punk are a musical anomaly, and not just because 20 years into their career we're still not sure what French electronic dance duo Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo look like beneath their robot masks. Their last proper studio album, Human After All, came out in 2005 to critical and commercial indifference. Show More Summary

Storm Thorgerson Dead: Designer Behind 'Dark Side' Cover & More Dies

Pink Floyd Storm Thorgerson, iconic graphic designer who created album artwork for Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel and Muse, has passed away at the age of 70. The BBC reports that Thorgerson's family has released a statementShow More Summary

Dropkick Murphys Raise $65,000 for Boston Marathon Victims

Gino DePinto, AOL Dropkick Murphys are Boston boys from head to toe. So when twin bombings struck their city's annual marathon this past Monday, the band sprung into action. They designed t-shirts, adorned with a simple message and the word "FOR BOSTON," emboldened in royal blue to honor the victims of the blast.

Marky Ramone's Pasta Sauce Story -- A Video Chat With Andrew W.K.

Gino DePinto, AOL Marky Ramone has one of those old-school Brooklyn accents you just don't hear among younger people in the city anymore. Just listen to the way he pronounces the word "pasta" -- it's definitely not "pah-stah." The reason we know this is because of Andrew W.K. Show More Summary

Daft Punk to Officially Release 'Get Lucky' Tonight, Diplo & DJ BL3ND's Managers Brawl & More

YouTube After various leaks, critiques, rumors and suspicions, Daft Punk will officially release their new single, "Get Lucky," tonight at 12:01 ET. The track, which features vocals by Pharrell, and guitar by Nile Rodgers, will be available for download. Show More Summary

Sum 41 Drummer Quits: Steve 'Stevo' Jocz Leaving Band Days After They Cancel Tour

Bryan Bedder, Getty In what might be very big shoes to fill, drummer Steve "Stevo" Jocz announced late Wednesday evening he's leaving punk rock band Sum 41. "I'm sorry to announce that I've decided to leave Sum 41," Jocz wrote in a tweet posted on the band's Twitter account. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert & Alan Cumming's 'Oopsie-Daisy Homophobe' Spoofs 'Accidental Racist' -- Video

Comedy Central Get ready for "I'm just a Skynyrd fan" to be everyone's new favorite excuse for being racially or sexually intolerant. Last night, Stephen Colbert and actor Alan Cumming came together to spoof Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's blunder of song, "Accident Racist."

Inside Arcade Fire Secret Show: Besnard Lakes' Jace Lasek Says There Was 'Congas' 'Dancing'

Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty The Besnard Lakes' Jace Lasek might not be working hand-in-hand with his fellow Montrealers Arcade Fire on their long-awaited fourth album due out later this year, but he's heard a few songs and says they're...Show More Summary

The National 'Mistaken for Strangers' Premiere and Concert -- Review

Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival What a night for the National. The Brooklyn rockers kicked off the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival with the premiere of their documentary "Mistaken for Strangers" and followed it with a stunning...Show More Summary

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy Calls Georges St. Pierre's Music an 'Abomination'

Getty | Getty LCD Soundsystem founder James Murphy won't be inside an octagon anytime soon, but that doesn't mean he's in love with the walkout music of some MMA/UFC fighters, especially welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre's. In an...Show More Summary

'The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller': Sam Green and Yo La Tengo Bring Live Documentary to New York

Paula Court "The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller" is a traveling live documentary, accompanied by the narration of filmmaker Sam Green and Hoboken rockers Yo La Tengo. Live documentary, you ask? Well, don't fret. We can explain exactly what that is. Show More Summary

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